out of poverty
The Government has introduced a law change that will see more child support passed onto solo parents rather than used to offset their benefits.
Prime Minister Chris Hipkins is speaking about the change at his weekly post-Cabinet press conference, ahead of April 1, when other increases to benefits, superannuation and the minimum wage go ahead.
About 1.4 million New Zealanders will have more money in their pockets in the coming weeks, including community nurses whose pay bump comes into force this week, Hipkins said.
Link to article: Law change aims to lift 14,000 children out of poverty | Otago Daily Times Online News (odt.co.nz)